Zoo Memberships

A NEW Zoo Membership at any level is a great value and a very smart investment! You get a full year’s worth of admission, plus a host of other benefits like discounts and passes to special events.  Best of all, zoo membership provides you with endless opportunities to see and learn more about the animals who call the NEW Zoo their home.  Memberships also make great gifts!  Any questions? Email us here.

Purchase a Zoo Membership today

NEW Zoo Membership Benefits

  • FREE Regular Admission to the Zoo for a whole year  (Valid for 12 months from month of purchase, i.e. Order date 1/2/2018, membership valid thru 1/31/2019)
  • Discounted and/or free admission to over 160 other Zoos & Aquariums
  • 10% discount at the NEW Zoo Paws & Claws Gift Shop
  • Membership cards through eMemberships smartphone app (paper cards are no longer mailed but available upon request)
  • Discounts on programs such as birthday parties and Summer Zoo Camps
  • Subscription to our E-Newsletter “The WildTimes”
  • One free ticket to Zoo Boo* (pick up ticket day of event at Zoo)
  • One free ticket to EggStravanganZoo* (pick up ticket day of event at Zoo)
  • Special discounted package rate for the Adventure Park
  • Subscription to our mailing list to stay up-to-date with news and events

* Your Zoo Membership Pass is not valid for entry to special events requiring an event ticket in (including Feast with a Beast, Brew at the Zoo, Zoo Boo, etc.) If an event is ‘free’ with regular zoo admission, your zoo membership will be valid for entry.

NEW Zoo Membership Levels

  • One Plus One Zoo Membership $60
    • Admits one named member
    • PLUS up to one guest (adult or child) at each visit
  • Family Plus Zoo Membership $70
    • Admits two name adult members from the same household
    • PLUS up to 8 dependent children or grandchildren**
    • PLUS up to two guests (adult or child) at each visit
    • **Guests and/or children MUST be accompanied by one of the named members
  • Family Plus Advocate $150
    • Admits two name adult members from the same household
    • Up to 8 dependent children or grandchildren**
    • PLUS up to two guests (adult or child) at each visit
    • PLUS a Free Zoo Tour program for up to 6 people, to be scheduled with NEW Zoo Educator(s)
    • **Guests and/or children MUST be accompanied by one of the named members
  • Link a Caregiver $20
    • One Named Caregiver (like a babysitter, grandparent or older siblings!) can be linked a membership.  Linked Caregiver can visit the NEW Zoo when bringing the children of the primary member at no charge.  If visiting without the children, admission fees will be required.

NEW Zoo Membership Rules

  • Zoo Membership card holders must present a picture ID at the time of entry or admission fees will be required
  • Guest(s) and children must be accompanied by the named pass holder(s) or Caregiver
  • **Children and grandchildren are defined as ages 0-17.  Age 18 and up are considered adults and not covered as children on memberships even if they are still in high school
  • Zoo Memberships are only issued to adults in the household, ages 18 and up
  • Any visitors or adult children not covered by your membership will be required to pay admission
  • Zoo Membership is not valid for entry to special events requiring an event ticket
  • Zoo Membership is non-transferable, non-refundable, and revocable
  • Replacement / Lost Card fee: $5
Purchase Zoo Pass Memberships Here

Please note: you may visit the Zoo ANY TIME after making your online Membership purchase.  Our online membership system updates your status immediately, so your membership can be accessed at the Visitors Center.  Our mobile membership card system updates every 4 to 8 hours – so you should be able to access your mobile membership card through the eMembership Card App by MuseumAnywhere soon.  Click here for mobile membership card instructions.  If a printed Zoo Membership Card is required, let us know by replying to your purchase confirmation with a request for printed card.

Thank you for your support!

Zoo Memberships can also be purchased at:

  • At the NEW Zoo, in person, at the Visitor Center main entrance building. Just let a staff person know you would like to become a member!
  • Or you can purchase by using our mail-in Membership form, downloaded here.  Simply complete the form and follow the instructions to submit.
  • Giving a NEW Zoo Membership as a gift, please include the Gift Giver Form in your mail-in order along with the membership form.

Previous Zoo Pass Membership levels

  • Individual Zoo Pass  (Not available  for purchase after December 31st, 2017)**
  • Family Zoo Pass (Not available after for purchase December 31st, 2017)*

**As of January 1st, 2018 the NEW Zoo consolidated our Memberships.  The Individual and Family Zoo Memberships are no longer available for purchase.  Members who had those membership levels have been upgraded (Individual upgraded to One Plus One, Family upgraded to Family Plus) and will have the upgraded membership benefits through the expiration date of their current membership.  When renewing in the future, only the One Plus One Pass, Family Plus Zoo Pass and Family Plus Advocate Zoo Pass membership types will be available. The NEW Zoo is one of only a few Zoos accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums that relies solely on admission and memberships to operate as we do not receive tax dollars to operate.

Questions about Memberships:

  • Email us here
  • Call the Visitors Center at 920-434-7841 or Memberships directly at 920-662-2402


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